Kentaro Araki (荒木健太郎, Araki Kentarō) is a Japanese meteorologist. He is the science advisor for Weathering With You. He also appeared as himself in the movie.
Araki is approached by Natsumi and Hodaka Morishima as they are collecting information of the sunshine girl. Initially rebuffing them, he later lets them in and tells them of his record of the strange phenomenon in the sky.
- Araki is one of few real people who have appeared as themselves in Shinkai movies.